The College of Arms, of Heralds Office, London, MDCCLXVIII.Heralds have been in this Kingdom from Time immemorial. There were Kings, Heralds, and Pursuivants of Arms, in the Reign of King Hen. III: They had particular Charters from King Rich. III...In the Heralds Office are recorded the Genealogies, Arms, &c of the Nobility and Gentry, which preserving the Right if Inheritance, evidently tends to the Public Benefit.
Engraving and etching. Plate 407 x 508mm. Trimmed close to the plate.
View of the inner court of the College on Bennett Hill, Doctors' Commons, engraved by Thomas White, surrounded by seventeen coats of arms of the various officers of college, engraved by William Sherwin.
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